Glasgow Human RIghts Network-Gradutate Conference on Human Rights: Challenges to Human Rights Theory and Practice: Call for Papers

admin, 26th January 2015

Graduate Conference on Human Rights: Challenges to Human Rights Theory and Practice Call for Papers The postgraduate cluster of the Glasgow Human Rights Network (GHRN), based at the University of Glasgow, will be holding its second Graduate Conference on Human Rights on Thursday 21st May 2015. The keynote will be public and held on the […]

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Fiction and Human Rights Network

admin, 22nd January 2015

Fiction and Human Rights Network The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) is pleased to announce its new network, ‘Fiction and Human Rights.’ This network is primarily a collaboration between the University of Oxford Faculties of English and Law. It is convened by Natasha Simonsen (Law) and Tessa Roynon (English). Our concern is less […]

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Event: Film Screening ‘Nowhere Home’ Thursday, 22 January 2015

admin, 20th January 2015

Please join the Oxford Children’s Rights Network on a screening of the film “Nowhere Home” on Thursday, January 22nd in Seminar Room 2, at Queen Elizabeth House (Department of International Development), 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The film documents the journeys of unaccompanied children seeking asylum in Norway who are granted temporary residence permits, but are deported to their countries of origin once they turn 18 years old […]

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Event: ‘Challenging the discrimination of Arab Citizens of Israel in Education and the Workplace’

admin, 20th January 2015

The UK Friends of the Abraham Fund Initiatives will be holding a symposium: ‘Challenging the discrimination of Arab citizens of Israel in education and the workplace’ Speakers include: Dr. Amir Paz-Fuchs (University of Sussex) Mr. Dan Squires (Matrix Chambers) Mr. Amnon Be’eri-Sulitzeanu & Dr. Thabet Abu Rass (The Jewish & Arab Israeli Co – Executive […]

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Event: Business and Human Rights: Do businesses really promote human rights?

admin, 16th January 2015

Join Oxford Lawyers Without Borders for a critical review of the extent to which businesses promote HR in practice: “Business and Human Rights: Do businesses really promote human rights?”. Talk of corporate responsibility, pro-bono schemes and language of sustainability and accountability continues to increase but in reality are businesses doing enough to promote and protect […]

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